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Untitled [Art Auctioneer]
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Date made: date unknown
Materials: 120° integral stereogram (Multiplex); film
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 12 1/2 in
Nomenclature: fine art
Rainbow-colored image of an art auctioneer in suit and tie, shown from waist up, standing and holding a large Picasso-like painting against his body by supporting it from underneath with his left hand; when viewer stands to left of hologram, he is shown is slight profile so that his right side is more visible, and he rests his right hand on the painting; when viewer moves to right, he raises his right hand and points down and then up with his index finger; as viewer moves right, the man also turns so that by the time the viewer reaches the right side of hologram, he is shown in profile so that his left side is visible.
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